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Revitalization of old central jail area: through selective redevelopment

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dc.contributor.advisor Ghani, Ar. Shams Mansoor
dc.contributor.advisor Doza, Sajid Bin
dc.contributor.advisor Kibria, Naim Ahmed
dc.contributor.author Karim, Durdana
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-22T07:31:50Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-22T07:31:50Z
dc.date.copyright 2017
dc.date.issued 2017-01-01
dc.identifier.other ID 12108007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/7764
dc.description This thesis is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Architecture, 2017. en_US
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 50-51)
dc.description.abstract Dhaka City prospered and flourished over the years, along with the invasion of the Mughal and the British. Population increased, people arrived from villages to the city in search of better job and living, especially because Puran Dhaka was and is still one of the main trading zones of the city. Uncontrolled urbanization, changes in land use patterns, the growing density of new settlements, and modern transportation have brought about rapid transformation to the historic fabric of the Mughal and the British settlements. The Dhaka Central Jail, with architectural marks that reflects Mughal and British histories, has been chronically overcrowded. As the central jail has been shifted to Keraniganj, this has vacated a large area of land for alternative uses. As old part if Dhaka is highly lacking in breathing and recreational open space, this place would be the last opportunity for providing an open space and a civic space. A museum thus has been proposed to hold up the significant history and the value of the central jail area. In addition, this museum has be designed in such a way that serves as a breathing space for the city and responds to the social, environmental, economic and historic hunger of the human mind. The project also involves preservation of the existing museum, which includes the cell of the great leader like Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujubur Rahman and the four of national leaders. Therefore, along with the historical importance the museum depicts the story of the jail life of the prisoners. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Durdana Karim
dc.format.extent 51 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University thesis reports are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject Old central jail en_US
dc.subject Dhaka central jail en_US
dc.subject Puran Dhaka en_US
dc.title Revitalization of old central jail area: through selective redevelopment en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of Architecture, BRAC University
dc.description.degree B. Architecture


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